TITLE: SOFTWARE ENGINEER
JOB ID: 10665
LOCATION: Chicago, IL
STATUS: Direct Hire (not a Contract)
About the Client:
Join our Big Data client that employs a dynamic, disciplined approach to trading across a variety of products and strategies.
About the Software Engineer Position:
Looking for a Software Engineer who wants to challenge their skills on a systematic quantitative trading desk. Be a part of groundbreaking current and new technology such as Python3, Dask, time series databases and micro-services as it relates to your role making an impactful contribution to the firm
About the Software Engineer Responsibilities:
*Work closely with multiple functions throughout the organization including quant models, back-testing platforms and trading systems
*Work in a collaborative setting sharing your ideas, while also gaining knowledge from fellow teammates
*Work with state-of-the-art data pipelines
About the Software Engineer Requirements:
*Experience in software development on a trading desk or in a non-enterprise environment
*Strong experience building data pipelines, quantitative research platforms, system monitoring tools and trade execution systems
*Python experience building live analytic platforms with large data sets.
*Familiarity with software engineering tools like git, Bitbucket, Jira, etc.
*Comfortable working and problem solving in a Linux environment
*Ability to identify problem areas and come up with solutions without much oversight
*Self-aware and accountable